Teen Community Service and Programs

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March/April 2019

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Community Service

Drop-In Crafts For A Cause
Wednesdays & Fridays | 3 PM–5 PM (CH)
When school is in session, drop in for an hour and create crafts to donate. No registration required.

Online Community Service

Wreaths for Seniors
Monday, March 4 | 7 PM–8 PM (CH) DXY500
Make a spring wreath to donate to senior homes.

Homework Help
Mondays, March 4, 11, 18, 25, April 1, 8, 15, 29 (no class 4/22) | 6 PM–7 PM (CH) DXY100
Wednesdays, March 6, 13, 20, 27, April 3, 10, 17 (no class 4/24) | 6 PM–7 PM (CH) DXY101
Grades 9-12
Help kids with their homework.

Game Night
Friday, March 8 | 6 PM–8 PM (CH) DXY501
Play games with kids and earn community service.

Crochet for a Cause
Mondays, March 11, 18, 25 | 7 PM–8 PM (CH) DXY502
Learn to crochet with a few easy stitches and make a coaster (Mug Rugs). All materials provided and no experience necessary. Choose to donate your finished project or keep it.

Crafty Cat & Dog Collars
Friday, March 15 | 4 PM–5 PM (CH) DXY503
Create animal collars for donation and meet a rescue dog.

Sock Buddies for Operation Gratitude
Saturday, March 16 | 2 PM–3 PM (CH) DXY504
Create sock buddies to be donated to military families.

Positive Parent Child Connection
Save a Life… Start the Conversation
Thursday, March 21 | 7 PM–8:30 PM (CH) DXY506
Snow Date – March 27
All are welcome to an educational and informative discussion about substance abuse.
Topics include:
Anxiety • Peer Pressure • Social Media/Screen Time • Communication • Refusal Skills • Risky Behaviors • Digitally Balanced Home • Q&A
Registration requested, but not required. Go to bit.ly/hhhcl-savealife or call 631-498-1250. Supervised drop-in art available for children in grades K-3.

Positive Affirmations
Tuesday, March 19 | 7 PM–8 PM (CH) DXY505
Learn about mindfulness and positive affirmations to help eradicate negative thinking. Create a decoupage jar to store positive quotes.

Unity Fair
Sunday, March 24 | 11 AM–2 PM at West Hollow Middle School DXY507
Volunteer to help students with crafts.

Soup Kitchen Mugs
Tuesday, April 2 | 6 PM–7 PM (CH) DXY509
Create mugs filled with hot cocoa, soup mix and more to be donated to a local soup kitchen.

Authors Unlimited
Saturday, April 13 | 10 AM–3 PM
Celebrate reading by connecting teens and authors. Meet famous YA authors – hear their stories – get inspired! This event will be held at St. Joseph’s College in Patchogue. Earn 5 hours of community service credit for attending this event. Please call 631-498-1237 to learn how to get even more involved.

Holi Festival of Colors
Saturday, April 13 | 10 AM–11 AM (CH) (Rain Date May 4) DXY511
Help celebrate the Holi Festival of Colors.

Do You Care About Animals?
Wednesday, April 17 | 7 PM–8 PM (CH) DXY510
Learn about the Humane Society and how they are working to end animal cruelty. Please bring unopened dog food for donation.

Earthstock Volunteers
Wednesday, April 24 | 2:30 PM–5 PM (CH) DXY513
Help with our Earth Day Celebration.

Volunteer @ Children’s Programs

How to Train Your Dragon
Friday, March 1 | 6:15 PM–7:45 PM (CH) DXY522

Dumbo’s Big Top Circus Cupcakes
Saturday, March 23 | 1:45 PM–3:15 PM (M) MLY523

Intergenerational: Spring Paper Wreath
Saturday, April 6 | 10 AM–12 PM (CH) DXY524

Shimmer and Shine Spa Party
Monday, April 22 | 6:15 PM–7:45 PM (CH) DXY525

Avengers Assemble
Tuesday, April 23 | 10:15 AM–1 PM (CH) DXY526

Join the Discussion
Join our Stony Brook University Social Work Intern, Alexander Penney, and Teen Librarian Kristina Nash in these insightful discussions. Earn service credits.

Social Media in the World
Tuesday, April 9 | 7 PM–8 PM (CH) DXY528

Tuesday, April 16 | 7 PM–8 PM (CH) DXY527

Learn Something

SAT Preparation
Wednesdays March 13, 20, 27, April 3, 10, 17 | 6:30 PM-8:30 PM (CH) DXY118
Certified teachers will help you prepare for the SAT. Students must purchase and bring to the first day of class McGraw Hill’s SAT 2019 Edition and a calculator. Cost: $100

Practice SAT/ACT
Saturday, March 16 | 10 AM–2 PM (CH) DXY514
Come take a practice SAT or ACT exam covering Math, Critical Reading, and Writing on the SAT and these subjects plus Science on the ACT. Students and parents will receive a detailed score report and tips and strategies. Please bring your calculator.
Post-Test Workshop
Wednesday, March 20 | 7 PM–8 PM (CH)

Babysitting Workshop
Thursday, April 4 & 11 | 4 PM–6 PM (CH) DXY515
Presented by Project Excel
An introduction to babysitting, first aid, fire safety and caring for children. Receive a certificate at completion.

Just for Fun

Teen Crafts ala Cart
Tuesday, March 5 | 7 PM–8 PM (CH) DXY516
Celebrate craft month with lots of fun crafts.

Coding Workshop
Wednesdays, March 6, 13, 20, 27 | 5:30 PM–6:30 PM (CH) DXY517
Join the Half Hollow Hills High School East XX Coders Club and explore coding through activities and challenges.

Sham-Rockin’ Rainbow Teen Party
Tuesday, March 12 | 7 PM–8 PM (CH) DXY518
Get crafty and create a no-bake treat.

Pie for Pi Day
Thursday, March 14 | 7 PM–8:30 PM (CH) DXY519
Celebrate Pi Day by making a classic 7-inch round Apple Pie, using sliced apples, and make pie dough from scratch. Please bring a rolling pin to class, we will provide if forgotten.

The Ins and Outs of Media
Tuesday, March 26 | 6:30 PM–8 PM (CH) DXY520
Learn hands-on skills using video editing and music apps to create beats and YouTube videos.

Teen/Parent Wood Pallet Art
Tuesday, April 2 | 7 PM–8:30 PM (CH) DXY303
Create an inspirational quote on a rustic wood pallet.

Terrarium Bottle Necklaces
Wednesday, April 3 | 6 PM–7 PM (CH) DXY521
Create a Terrarium Bottle Necklace featuring rocks, glitter and a unicorn.

Teen Trivia
Tuesday April 23 | 4 PM–5 PM (CH) DXY529
Play fun trivia while eating snacks and win prizes!

Spring Break Fondue Party
Wednesday, April 24 | 6 PM–7 PM (CH) DXY530
Play board games while dipping goodies in chocolate and cheese.